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Graves Disease

Date posted: 19 Jun 2017

What Is Graves Disease?

First described by Sir Robert Graves in the early 19th century, Graves' disease is one of the most common of all thyroid problems.

It is also the leading cause of hyperthyroidism, a condition in which the thyroid gland produces excessive hormones.

Although the symptoms can cause discomfort, Graves' disease generally has no long-term adverse health consequences if the patient receives prompt and proper medical care.

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